African Plant Database

Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Protologue : Guill. & Perr. Fl. Seneg. Tent. i. 153. t. 154 (1832).
Information on the genus : Lannea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Odina velutina (A. Rich.) Oliv. (1842)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 2-8-15 m tall; bole to 50 cm Ø; leaves to 25 cm long (petiole 2-5 cm), 7-11-foliolate, sometimes 3-foliolate, often crowded at tips of branchlets.
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Ecology : Wooded savanna, on various types of soil; edge of lateritic hardpan (very abundant) in savanna; lateritic scree; gravel; sandy places.
  The bark yields a red-brown dye.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 30 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 6052
Record n°6052
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